29th September 2020 The UK Government has produced a factsheet explaining what is covered by the Job Support Scheme grant, which employers and employees are eligible, and how to claim. The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to
Monday 28th September 2020 Ayrshire Chamber are delighted to be able to bring an online check-in service to any business in Ayrshire: #ProtectAyrshire Check & Trace gives business owners a platform to securely check customers or visitors in and out of their premises, anonymously collecting the data needed to support the Scottish Government and the
NORTH Ayrshire Council has launched an ambitious ‘Local Green New Deal’ as it plots its economic recovery from Covid-19. It has said there will be a focus on building back the local economy better, fairer and greener through their approach to economic recovery and renewal that was approved by elected members today (Tuesday). The Council
6th July 2020 The Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support fund will close on Friday 10th July at 5pm. If you made an application in the past 10 working days and have not yet heard the outcome, please be assured that this will be processed by the local authority who will contact you in due course.
28th May 2020 The Scottish Government has begun releasing sectoral guidance for returning to work. Construction Guidance on construction sites and associated works that can continue under specific conditions. Manufacturing Guidance including procedures to plan for and maintain a safe place for all. Retail Guidance including staff and customer safety procedures and an operations checklist.
4th May 2020 From: HM Revenue & Customs HMRC will begin contacting customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). From Monday 4 May, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will begin contacting customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Those who are eligible will be
Update 6th July 2020 This fund will close to applications on Friday 10th July at 5pm. 30th April 2020 The Newly Self Employed Hardship Fund is a new support mechanism, funded by the Scottish Government, designed and administered by Scottish Local Authorities, to support the newly self employed who are not covered by already announced
30th April 2020 A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people opens for applications later today. The three separate funds will be administered by local authorities and Scotland’s enterprise agencies and will begin to pay out grants in early May. They include a £34
20th April 2020 Employers can apply to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from today. The UK government has issued a step-by-step guide how to claim employee wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Follow this link (also below) for more information. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-job-retention-scheme-step-by-step-guide-for-employers
16th April 2020 THE range of businesses that will be financially supported during the Coronavirus pandemic has been extended. Last month, the Government set up two funds – a £10,000 grant for business with rateable value up to £18,000 and a one-off grant of £25,000 to retail, leisure or hospitality industry with a rateable value between £18,001 and